To have fun its twenty sixth annual Hatch Chile Competition, Central Market is placing on an otherworldly present Wednesday night time.
In line with this 12 months’s UFO-inspired “hatch has landed” theme, the grocery chain will placed on two synchronized drone gentle exhibits — one at 9:30 p.m. and the second at 10:15 p.m.
Each exhibits will final about 10 minutes and the 9:30 p.m. show will be streamed live on Facebook.
The sunshine exhibits will function greater than 125 drones flying at 400 toes above L.G. Pinkston Excessive Faculty in West Dallas. Central Market expects the drones might be seen 2 to three miles away.
Based on Central Market historical past, the Hatch Chile Competition started after a pallet of Hatch chile peppers and a roaster arrived from Hatch, New Mexico. Prospects lined as much as get a number of kilos of the peppers. The shops now get 330,000 kilos of the peppers from Hatch for the annual occasion.
This 12 months’s Hatch Chile Competition will run by means of Aug. 24.